Yes, we have a plane for today.
Meet the BAe 146, aka the Avro RJ. Made from 1981 to 2001, the 146 was the last complete airliner built in the UK and the most successful with 387 built.
Its speciality was that it was a high wing, four engine plane which could use short runways - it was at one time the only plane which could use London City Airport.
It all came to a halt in 2001 when BAE cancelled the programme despite having flown prototypes and one production example of three revised models, the RJX 70, 85 and 100 and having received orders.
Some of the surviving planes (about half of those built are still around) have been repurposed as freighters, firefighters and military transports.